Refreshing and cool Japanese summer sweets
Japanese sweets reflect the four seasons. The great taste of each season is heightened inside these small sweets. August is the height of summer! Here we want to introduce the refreshing Japanese summer sweets to you.
#1 Norikatsu Kameya's “Hamazuto”
Amber colored agar is set in a clam shell, a single bean of miso flavored hama natto is set inside. Then it’s wrapped in a white cedar leaf, giving it a cool refreshing appearance.
Insert your nail into the gap of shellfish, and enjoy the beauty inside as you peel apart the shell.
You can keep for up to one month in the refrigerator, and they are best eaten cold.
#2 Toraya’s “Bidoro dama”
#3 Kurogi's "Warabi mochi"( pudding made from bracken starch)
You can get made fresh at that shop.
#4 Shiose's "Natsu sugata"
It can be kept for up to 90 days.
#5 Minamoto Kitchoan's "Rikunohoujyu"
Muscat wrapped Gyuhi(Kind of rice cake made by kneading) and topped with powdered sugar, this simple sweet has a beautiful feel and truly deserves to be called “Houjyu(orb)”. It really reminds you the thought of the people who gave it the name.
Eating in one bite will enhance the refreshing sweetness of these sweets.